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Table 2 Summary description of independent sample t test

From: Entrepreneurial intent among prospective graduates of higher education institution: an exploratory investigation in Kafa, Sheka, and Bench-Maji Zones, SNNPR, Ethiopia

  Group statistics Independent sample t test for equality of means
Variables of comparison Variable categories N Mean Std. deviation t df Sig. (2-tailed) Mean difference
1. Level of higher education TVET college 100 2.7875 .62095     
University 247 2.5712 .63883 2.880 345 .004 .21631
2. Gender Male 237 2.6501 .63963 .709 345 .479 .05241
Female 110 2.5977 .64351
3. The chance of taking entrepreneurship course as part of higher education curriculum Yes 256 2.6413 .61796     
No 90 2.6102 .70665 .395 344 .693 .03109
4. The chance of taking an extra-curricular entrepreneurship course Yes 26 2.8846 .67908     
No 321 2.6132 .63393 2.089 345 .037 .27143
5. Self-employment experience Yes 51 2.8056 .66889 2.087 345 .038 .20167
No 296 2.6039 .63180
  1. Significance was determined with an assumption of equal variances at a 95% confidence interval for mean and α = < 0.05
  2. Source: survey data